Milestones in the history of the University of Jyväskylä
2013 University of Jyväskylä is celebrating its 150-year-old history of first establishing the Finnish Teacher Education
2009 University of Jyväskylä's 75th anniversary
2004 University of Jyväskylä's 70th anniversary
2003 Ministry of Education designates University of Jyväskylä as University of Excellence in Adult Education
1998 The Faculty of Information Technology and the School of Business and Economics are founded
1973 The Faculty of Education and Social Sciences is divided into two: the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Social Sciences
1966 The College of Education becomes a university with faculties in education and social sciences, humanities, mathematics and science, and sport sciences
1965 The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science is founded
1963 The subject of Physical Education is launched at the Faculty of Philosophy
1958 The Faculty of Philosophy is founded, which hosts the Department of Education and the Department of History and Linguistics. Also several new professorships in the humanities are founded.
1944 The College of Education is authorized to award Master’s degrees in Education. Doctoral dissertation is also made possible.
1934 The Teacher College becomes the Jyväskylä College of Education
1863 The first Finnish Teacher College (Seminary) is founded in Jyväskylä - Personnel 16, Students 49